Origin:Arabic
Popularity:507
Meaning:speaker; flourishing, long-lived
Some names have stayed popular for years, and Omar is one of those names. This Arabic name means "flourishing" or "long-lived" and can also be spelled Umar. With this name, you'll be able to set baby on course for a full and well-lived life, packed with love and excitement. This name also has Hebrew roots, where it means "speaker," making it ideal if you picture him becoming a little chatterbox. In the Torah, Omar was the name of Jacob’s nephew and a minor figure. Your little boy will also share the name with iconic Egyptian actor Omar Sharif, whose credits include the lead role in Doctor Zhivago as well as a part in Lawrence of Arabia.

Famous People Named Omar

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Omar Epps
    Actor
  • Omar Gooding
    Actor
  • Omar Sharif
    Actor

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Source: Social Security Administration

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